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Human Interest
Best Friends Animal Society offers the top five ways pets can make our 2021 New Year’s resolutions stick.

Top 5 ways pets can make 2021 New Year’s resolutions stick

After a tumultuous 2020, it may be more imperative than ever to strive for physical, mental and emotional balance.

Historians document Seminole Tribe of Florida’s legacy

The Seminole village chieftain Cha-Chi faced a fateful decision on Nov. 7, 1841, one which would...

Hocus Pocus Halloween Fun - Kids Costume Photos

This is a real TREAT for our readers during some tricky times.
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Community News

Local restaurants are ‘Cooking for a Cure’

Once again local restaurants will come together to help finish the fight with cancer...

Treasure Coast Food Bank distributes nearly 200 turkey and boxes of food to families

Families struggling to put food on their tables this Thanksgiving were supplied with plenty of festive and nutritious sustenance to get them through the holiday.

Out with the Old and In with New Utility Meters

More improvements are coming to Indiantown Water-Wastewater Utilities customers with new meters...
Schools

Virtual Urban Landscape Summit starts Jan. 20

A panel of business leaders will offer their perspective on the “State of the Florida Landscape Industry

Treasure Coast teachers benefiting from free support from Tykes & Teens

Teachers participating in the group are encouraging others to take advantage of the TEAMS support group...
Government
AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor answers your questions about Social Security.
Have questions about Social Security? Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor has some answers.
Health
New Horizons announces new CEO William Wims joins the team as chief executive officer

New Horizons of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee is pleased to announce William Wims has assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer and President.

Blood donation brings health benefits

Opinion
Smyth: Brighter days ahead for local journalism?

"Could newspapers regain public trust and earn the support of their communities with ownership committed to community service, editors who facilitate the community’s civil discussion of public issues instead of dominating it, and newsrooms that report the news with purposeful neutrality?"

Make an eco-friendly resolution this new year

Weather

Eta was rare November surprise for South & SW Florida and the Keys

Now that the water has receded and the cleanup is underway, let’s take a closer look at Eta’s track as well as how rare of an event...

Nation & World

AP Week in Pictures, Global

JAN. 9 - 15, 2021 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated Press from around the world. The selection was curated by …

China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in virus cases

BEIJING (AP) — China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on …

India starts world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive

NEW DELHI (AP) — India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is …

AP EXCLUSIVE: Maduro ally presses for dialogue with Biden

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A close ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Friday he’s hopeful the Biden administration will roll back a “cruel” sanctions policy and instead give …
State

One fraud after another for teen who faked being a doctor

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The young man who as a teen faked being a doctor, who swindled a “patient,” who once tried to forge his way into a Jaguar, and who was spared from serving decades in …

Florida man sued for not paying up after betting on Trump

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A friendly $100 wager over the 2020 Presidential election has landed in a Florida small claims court. Before the election, Sean Hynes, a Trump supporter from St. …

Miami mayor wants residency restriction for COVID vaccine

MIAMI (AP) — Miami's mayor wants to reserve doses of the COVID-19 vaccine only for those who live inside the city limits under a policy he's calling “Miami First." pitched the idea at a city …

Feds seize nearly 300 bricks of cocaine at Florida airport

MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities seized nearly 300 bricks of cocaine during a routine X-ray baggage inspection after a U.S. Virgin Islands charter flight landed at an executive airport in South …